Posted on January 23, 2023 at 12:10 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When we saw author Marion Meade's obituary, we recognized the name immediately from her biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine and...

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Posted on January 19, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Jonathan Raban has passed away at age eighty. You might know him from his writings about travel, yet, as...

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Posted on January 10, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The following three writers have died in the past month, and while they might not be household names to all...

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, Obituary, Poetry

Posted on January 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning author Russell Banks, who also saw two books adapted into movies in the 1990s, has died. The Associated Press...

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Posted on January 6, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The late writer Fay Weldon was among those storytellers whose actual life could be said to be just as wild...

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Posted on November 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times has had quite a few bookish obituaries recently. The one that most captured our attention was...

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Posted on November 2, 2022 at 7:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pioneering food writer Julie Powell has died. Powell was the author of Julie & Julia, which adapted her blog about...

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Posted on November 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We've lost two historians and a poet in the past few weeks. Both Thomas Cahill and Msgr. John P. Meier...

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Posted on October 26, 2022 at 11:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mike Davis, known for his books and essays that sometimes took unpopular positions, has died at the age of seventy-six....

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, NPR, Obituary

Posted on October 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Peter Robinson, best known for his Inspector Banks crime novels, has died. The seventy-two-year-old writer's publisher announced today that...

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